Birthdays, holidays, graduations, or just because, there are many occasions where the perfect gift might come in handy! A gift specific to Des Moines is local, unique, thoughtful, and ideal for every scenario. 

Food, Brews, and Snacks Galore


A night at the movies with craft beer and food, what more could you want? A gift card to Flixbrewhouse can be used for admission, as well as its fare. Whether it's for a relaxing night alone, a date night, or hanging out with friends, this gift is great for any age!

Local Craft Brewery Growlers

Need to find something for your craft beer connoisseur? Buy an Iowa growler! These are 64 oz bottles that can be filled at most local craft breweries in the Greater Des Moines area. This gift is a hit for those who aren't scared of trying new brews!

Chocolate Storybook

Give the gift of fine chocolates, truffles, and other sweet confectioneries. Chocolate Storybook has something for any sweet tooth. Rich truffles, sweet and salty chocolates, cotton candy, caramel and more. Need it gift-wrapped? Choose from various gift boxes, baskets, and towers to package your treats!

Explore & Learn

Des Moines Performing Arts Center Tickets

Lights, Camera, Action! Buy tickets to your loved one's favorite production! Des Moines Performing Arts has many great upcoming performances such as; "Anastasia," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: In Concert," "Wicked," "Book of Mormon," and so much more!

Des Moines Arts Center Membership

Know someone who has a knack for artistry? Get them a membership to the Des Moines Arts Center! There are many membership options to choose from, each with unique benefits. Each one includes discounts, admission to Yoga + Gallery Dialogues, an invite to the annual member summer social, the opportunity to be a part of a member group, and so much more!

Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa, and Living History Farms Membership

For all of your beloved animal-lovers, explorers, and adventurers, a membership to Des Moines' favorite local attractions is the perfect gift! With free admission, access to workshops, on-site discounts, discounts on guest admissions, and free/discounted admission to other area zoos and science centers. Do you want to know the best part? You can bundle the membership to include the Living History Farms and/or Blank Park Zoo and/or the Science Center of Iowa for even more savings!

Des Moines Symphony Season Tickets

Season tickets to experience orchestral and classical music is an excellent gift for the music-lovers in your life. The Des Moines Symphony offers many performances around the year from pop concerts to masterworks concerts. 

Des Moines Metro Opera Subscription

Feeling a little more adventurous? Trade-in your "night at the movies" for a "night at the opera." This gift is perfect for those who love traditional music and culture. Enjoy the Des Moines Metro Opera show in selected "best seats" with as much as 25% off, first access to add-ons, free date exchanges, original price assurance, and more!

Sports-lovers and Fan Favorites

Iowa Wild/Iowa Wolves/Iowa Cubs Season Tickets

Grab season tickets for any of Des Moines' local sports teams! The Iowa Wild, Iowa Wolves, and Iowa Cubs are loved by all in the Greater Des Moines area. Get free admission to games, collector's items, free food and drink at certain special events, and free parking with select packages!

Climb Iowa Season Pass

For those who are active and love new challenges, a Climb Iowa season pass may just be the perfect gift. Either monthly or pre-paid, each membership includes the same benefits of; unlimited climbing with quick gym entry, free yoga classes, discounted apparel, free courses and workshops, and unlimited first-time guest passes for $10. 

Round of Golf

Popular among golf-lovers, purchasing a round of golf is perfect for making their day a little brighter. Check out Greater Des Moines' local golf courses and search for one that will be unique to your gift recipient!

Adventureland Season Pass

Thrill-seekers will love the gift of an Adventureland season pass. The pass is good through the 2020 season while the park is open. This pass also includes membership to the Adventureland Bay waterpark! 

Brenton Skating Plaza Season Pass

To celebrate the wintery weather of Iowa, grab a season pass for Brenton Skating Plaza. This pass covers unlimited admission so your loved one can skate their heart on the beautiful rink during the day or in the evening. Whether it's for fun or to challenge them to a new activity, this season pass is sure to keep your gift recipient on their toes. 

Unique Gifts


Need a lil' something to remind your loved one of home? Domestica has many hip and eclectic products that are branded uniquely for Iowa. "Celebrate Iowa!" is a collection of pins, stickers, prints, shirts and mugs. This collection showcases Iowa cities, towns, and neighborhoods that will make anyone think, "There's no place like home." 


Sassy and unapologetic, Raygun is the perfect place for funky T-shirts and goods to match. There's no better way to have your loved one show off their spunky personality and hometown pride than with merchandise from Raygun. 

Bozz Prints

Located in Historic Valley Junction, Bozz Prints is a local gift shop founded by Des Moines native, John Bosley. Bosely incorporates his love for Iowa architecture and midwestern values into decorative prints, magnets, shirts, and more!